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What is the difference between TON and Metric ton.

Asked by bilson shukla, 28 May '07 10:00 pm
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Ton called the metric ton, equal to 1000 kilograms, or approximately 2204 pounds

The British ton is the long ton, which is 2240 pounds, and the U.S. ton is the short ton which is 2000 pounds.

Both tons are actually defined in the same way. 1 ton is equal to 20 hundredweight
Answered by venkat mani, 28 May '07 10:04 pm

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TON or the freight measurement ton is a unit of volume used for describing ship capacities (tonnage) or cargo. One measurement ton is equal to: 40 cubic feet / 1.48148 cubic yards / 1,132.67 litres / 1.13267 cubic metres. The amount of water displaced by one measurement ton has a mass similar the ton masses listed above: 1,132.7 kg, or 2497.1 lb. The measurement ton is abbreviated as M/T, MT, or MTON, which can cause it to be confused with the metric ton.

metric ton is - A weight measure equal to 1,000 kilograms, 2,204.62 pounds, and 0.9842 TON.
Answered by Krishnakumar G. Nair, 28 May '07 10:51 pm

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There is no difference between Ton or Metric Ton both means 1000 Kgs.

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Ton and Matric Ton both are equal to 1000 kgs.
Answered by Giriyappa P, 31 Jul '13 09:15 am

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